Some will say this proves the system works, but how many other abuses may not have been caught? How did they detect this breach?
A police control room employee has been arrested on suspicion of downloading steamy CCTV footage of a young couple having sex in the street onto his mobile phone.
Kevin Naylor, 25, and girlfriend Catherine Hughes, 19, were caught in the act just metres from their home in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, after they returned home from the pub.
The romp was captured by CCTV operators in the town centre, who alerted officers and the red-faced couple were arrested.
But yesterday it emerged one operator did more than simply view the x-rated footage.
West Mercia Police confirmed a man in his 40s was arrested over allegations the video clip was shared inappropriately.
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